Star Wars is not just a franchise, it’s a cult! Star Wars has an unbelievable fan following. Star Wars has been enthralling the audience since 1977 and it still goes on to do the same. Till date there have been a total of 8 live-action movies, 4 more films on the way in the coming years. There have been TV movies, an animated movie, TV series and video games in this franchise. With all the media available, there have been numerous characters in the Star Wars franchise. Star Wars has a war chest filled with amazing characters. It also has the knack of producing strong female characters as well as characters which have achieved immortality in pop culture. For this article we have considered characters from the 8 live-action movies till date to pick our top 15 characters. The characters have been selected based on their fan following, their importance in the movies and their popularity in overall pop culture.
There will always remain a debate on the ranking of the Star Wars characters among fans. With that in mind, here is our list of 15 best Star Wars characters:
*May contain SPOILERS*
K-2SO was a standout character from the Star Wars anthology movie ‘Rogue One- A Star Wars Story’ (2016). He is a humanoid Imperial security droid, rewired by the rebel alliance to be used for them. Strongly built with a snarky sense of humor, he steals the show. The character is CGI. The talented Alan Tudyk provided the voice and performed the character via motion capture. The character was well received by critics and fans alike giving a tough competition to the other iconic droids in the franchise.